Living and working in Oldham

Oldham is surrounded by natural beauty, reservoirs and rolling hills offering sights of the peak district and easy access to parks, walks, independent coffee shops, eateries, and pubs, along with family-friendly leisure activities.

At Oldham’s heart is a lively urban town and vibrant multicultural society. The busy retail environment and great transport connections into Manchester make Oldham a fantastic place to spend your downtime or to use as a base for wider city or countryside exploring. Oldham can meet every education requirement, offering outstanding primary and secondary state schools, as well as private schooling options.

Outside of the hospital grounds, Oldham delivers extensive community services, providing integrated care to adults and children across the locality. An example of this includes the state-of-the art HSJ award winning Oldham Community Diagnostic Centre, helping local people to receive prompt diagnosis, and quicker care.